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Students, athletes and others to explore and illuminate what is most important to each of us and understand the impact you make on others.


Adventurers to live their Core Values daily, share the benefits with their peers and become an ambassador of the Core Values Matter philosophy.


The benefits of personal reflection and enumerating self-composed Core Values for better decision making and risk reduction.

Adventure Scholarship Program

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If you're a student, athlete, or adventurer with a lifelong passion, we want to help you realize your goals.

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Meet our Adventure Scholars

Our Adventure Scholars are a diverse group of people with well defined dreams. They embrace the Core Values message and met the requirements to be awarded financial support for their efforts towards passionate goals.

Hazen Abbott Adventure Scholarship recipient

Hazen Abbott

Jericho, VT
Levi Friedman Adventure Scholarship recipient

Levi Friedman

Underhill, VT
Maddie Walbrun Adventure Scholarship recipient

Maddie Walbrun

Carmel Valley, CA
Landon Paulson Adventure Scholarship Recipient

Landon Paulson

Enosburg Falls, VT
Adam Messineo Adventure Scholarship recipient

Adam Messineo

Bozeman, MT
Hayes Livernois Adventure Scholarship Recipient

Hayes Livernois

Meredith, New Hampshire
Griffin Larson holding his personalized Freeride World Championships jersey

Griffin Larson

Essex, Vermont
Mac Phelan

Mac Phelan

Williston, VT
Claire Jensen

Claire Jensen

De Pere, WI
Audra Butman

Audra Butman

Odenton, MD
Adeline Lazorchak

Adeline Lazorchak

Waitsfield, VT
Lev Ibson

Lev Ibson

Waitsfield, VT
Hazel Harris, in white ski cap and goggles, blue-green parka.

Hazel Harris

Moretown, Vermont

Christine Bolognino

Schenectady, NY
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Outdoor Gear Exchange

Betsey Peryea

Livingston, MT
Meet our Adventure Scholars

Featured Ambassador

Oscar Andersson

Hinesburg, Vermont

Core Values Ambassador Program

Sharing the Core Values Matter message

The new Core Values Ambassador program expands the footprint of the Foundation by encouraging people who have engaged with the Core Values Challenge to approach and stimulate others to take on the Core Values Challenge.

Meet Ryan Hawks

"Knowing what you believe in and what you stand for are key to a strong personal foundation. You might think you know who you are, but we can all benefit from exploring ourselves a little deeper."

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News and Events

Marcus Wadlington

Adventure Scholarship Update – Marcus Wadlington

My name is Marcus Wadlington and a lot has changed in my life since my last update.  I am now a nurse and have recently started travel nursing. It’s been a real adventure going somewhere new every 3 months, but it’s been an eye opening experience to live in new

Flyin Ryan Tables at Banff Film Festival March 28 and 29th

About 1600 adventurers attended this year’s festival sponsored by our community partner, The Ski Rack. We handed out close to 500 Core Values Challenge cards to attendees. We are grateful to the Ski Rack for being included in this well-orchestrated event.  The event was preceded by pre-show party sponsored by J skis and Ski The East
Kelsey Boleski

We Mourn the Passing of one of our Beloved Adventure Scholars

It is with great sorrow that we just learned of the tragic passing of one of our Adventure Scholars, Kelsey Boleski, aged 34.  Kelsey worked at the Outdoor Gear Exchange in 2013 when we made the award. Our award helped Kelsey pursue her love of skiing. She was most recently